Wi I'loam Well, and Perform Faitiifilly ftp ,. a. F. Boardmas J. Hamilton Smith. A DESCRIPTIVE ±-L-i-, Fruits, Trees, Plants, Etc., CULTIVATED ASD FOR SALE BY oaramsi 1 P'^rafP -, ;:-V AUBURN, Placer County, California. 1880-90. ■/V< fjnwsLp AUBURN: The Placer Argus Book and Job Print. 1889. . KEKBggMr'iarJiFgSJ H»ST0R» CAUC0 Newcastle Early Apricot, (See Page 13.) W« rnoMtHR WILL, and Perform Faithfully. a. K Boauiiiajv, J. Hamilton Bxith. A DESCRIPTIVE Fruits, Trees, Plants, Etc., CULTIVATED AND FOR SALE BY A. F. Boardman & Co. AUBURN, Placer County, California. 1889-90. Iff The Places Argus Power Book and Job Print. Railroad Street, Auburn. (Introductory. 'E take pleasure in again presenting to our patrons, both past and prospective, our New Annual Catalogue and price list and trust we may receive a continuance of their favors by sending out such trees and plants as may meet their approval. The articles in the following list in this Catalogue will be fur- nished at the annexed prices only when the quantities specified are taken. These prices are intended for a reasonable assortment of varieties. When parties order a long list of only one or two trees or plants of a kind, for such bills we cannot allow them the price of 50 or 100 rates. When parties order specific varieties we will follow their instructions so far as practicable. But as it often occurs that we have run out of certain varieties, or may not have of the age and size ordered, we reserve the right to substitute in such cases othor varieties equally good, unless positively instructed not to do's}. All orders should be made in a seperate list, and not mixed up with the body of the letter. Any error of ours in filling orders will be cheerfully rectified on receiving notice, provided such notice is given on receipt of goods. Terms of Piwment. Terms of payment: Cash, or satisfactory security, on delivery or shipment of goods. A deposit of 25%' is required at the time of ordering. Remittances can be made by draft, Wells Fargo & Co's. money order, postoffice money order, registered letter, or by ex- press ; charges prepaid. A. P. BOARDJIAN & CO. Auburn, Cal. Specialties. Our great specialties are new fruits and nuts generally— (igs, olives, oranges, Japan fruits, and nuts, particularly the Prcepartu- riens walnut, a variety of the English, possessing many more points of merit to commend itself than any known nut-bearing tree. Correspondence. Correspondence is solicited, and we will cheerfully answer ques- tions as to soil, varieties, etc. CALIFORNIA STATE LIBRARY. DIRECTIONS FOR TRANSPLANTING. ■ my time iii tin.' winter when the soil is moist and will work up loose nml Bne; never plant trees or vines when the ground Is heavy and soggy, as ihc soil will bake and retard growth. looted the soil or plot, it should be well plowed in the full plow devii and well. If the soil is rich and new, no ma- nur iv ; but if it is not it willbi • my to make it so from the start, by giving a good application of well rotted stable manure, and work thoroughly Into the soil. We are aware that the i>l I eu-tom was to dig a hole for the tree and put the manure into this, but our experience has shown that the feeding roots soon get beyond this anil fail to receive as much benefit as they should. Sur- faee manure well worked into the soil furnishes the food iu the best iti"U for the largest number of feeding roots to reach and be Ited by it. Make out some time ahead a list of what you want. Get good varieties, and do Dot l"t a mistaken notion ol economy induce you lect poor varieties simply because they cost a few cents less on the tree. Good trees of good varieties cannot be raised for nothing, and it always pays to give a little more and get the best. Secure a selection that will give you fruit all the year round. This can be done if you are careful in seleting your varieties of fruit. There are so many claimants for the best, and such close competition among dealers, that il is almost impossible for nurserymen to agree as to the besl varieties of fruit. We of course have our opinion and freely give it. Then, again, what we might consider the bestin this section and iu one kind of soil, would not pass as among the host in another section on a different soil. Henee, in securing a variety it is best to have some knowledge of what has done the best in your immediate location, if possible. Jn setting out, take some pains to have the trees in as straight a line as possible. The best device to aid in doing this. work in the easiest way is to have a board six inches wide, one inch thick, and four feet long: cut a notch in the center, and equal distances from this; in each cud bore a good sized hole; have two pins that will lit these holes easily, reach into the ground deep enough to hold it steady. Mark off the places where the trees are to stand, put the notch exactly where the tree is to stand, fasten with one pin and turn the plank around out of the way ; dig the hole the proper depth and put in the tree; bring back the plank and fasten in the original holes; put the tree in the notch and you will have no mis- take or get the tree out of line. In setting out the trees do not set too deep. There is as much danger of smothering a tree by setting too deep as of injuring the roots by setting too shallow. Our plan is always to set in as deep as the tree stood in the nursery. If the roots arc in any way dry wet them thoroughly before setting out. In digging holes place the top soil on one side of the hole, and the subsoil on the opposite. The holes should be broader than the roots extend, but not much deeper. Commence filling in with the top soil, finely pulverized, at the same time observing that every root is placed in a natural position ; and by all means carefully guarding against the roots being tangled or matted. The finest and best earth should be carefully worked among the roots with fingers, fill every space, and bring every root in contact with it. Set the tree firm, but leave the surface-filling light and loose. In preparing the trees for planting cut off the bruised ends of the roots. The best dug tree loses many of the fibrous roots. Shorten the top to corre- spond. Don't fail to cut back severely when you transplant; don't forget that a half root caunot support a whole top. Never neglect pruning. Trees trained low, protecting their own trunks from the sun's rays, are less liable to break with the weight of the fruit, and the fruit is easier gathered. This business of prun- ing vigorously at the time of setting is generally a very ungrateful one to the planter, as it injures for a time the appearance of the tree to an un practiced eye. It should, however, be unhesitatingly per- formed. A. F. BOARDMAN & CO'S. Annual Catalogue and Price List ftwrsengj Stock. 1889 90. all Pucie Bdbjbct to Change. APPLES. luO.000 one iiikI two-year-old trees. Varieties market! (') are grown iu large quantities, Prices. 2 years, 5 to 6 feet Prices. 1 year, 3 to 5 feet ... Crab Apples, 4 to 5 feet , Summer. * Alexander Early Harvest lied .1 une :i: Red Astrachan * White Astrachan Autumn. Fall Pippin Grimes' Golden Fameuse * Gravenstein Stump Jonathan * Rhode Island Greening White Bellflower Smith Cider "Winter. * Ben Davis * Baldwin •20c 15c 20c $15 12 15 5125 100 A- F. BortrrZmaii §• Co. Auburn, Cal. Each. Per 100 Per 1000 Mann Sweet Bongk Rambo Rawles' Janet Fallawater Fameuse KingT. Co Tahnan Sweet Wagner . . Jersey 0. Pippin Wealthy Primate T o^T-fT-,, /Large, bright red; flesh solid. One of the best\ ±jdW\ei ^ keepers and shippers. ) Wine Saps * Newtown Pippin Northern Spy *Spitzenberg Tewksberry * White Winter Pear main , * Yellow Bellnower Lady Apple Crab Apples. Hyslop Red Siberian Yellow Siberian Transcendent PEAKS. o0,000 one and two-year-old trees Prices, extra size, 5 to 7 feet.. " 2 years, 4 to 6 feet . " 1 year, 3 to 5 feet. Summer. * Bartlett , Beurre Giftard 30c 25c 20c 20 18 $180 150 A. F- Boardman S- Co.. Auburn, Cnl. Each. IYr lot I'erlOOO Clapp'a Favorite Dearborn's Seedling Madeline Autumn. Benrre Bosc Benrre d'Anjoa * Beurre < lairgeau * Beurre Hardy Le Count Duchesse d'Angouleme , Keiffer's Hybrid Fall Beauty Columbia Winter. Dana's Hbvey (winter seckel) Easter Beurre Glout Morceau Lawson , * P. Barry Vicar of Wakefield ::: Winter Nelis CHERRIES. 10,000 trees. 1 year, 4 to 5 feet tGrown on Black Mazard Stuck.) Hearts. Blgarrcaus, and Mimllos, * Black Tartarian * Early Purple G uigne Guv. Wood < i reat Bigarreau (Monstrueuse de Mezel) Late Napoleon Black Oregon Werdev's Early Black 25c $20 $150 Jl. F Board man 8? Co., Auourrb, Cal. Each. Per 100 Per 1000 Boles' Early Black Mastodon Advance Mayor French Cherry Early Black Bigarreau Bohemien Black .. Van Syke Nonvalle Royal Early Rivers Ponteac Early Kirshe Early Lamaurina Yellow Spanish Centennial (each, 50cts; $5 per doz.)., A new California Cherry, seedlingof Royal Ann, larger than its parent; more nblate: bountifully marked, splashed with crimson on a yellow ground; a splendid keeper; de- sirable for shipping to Eastern or other distant markets, Knight's Early Black Luelling * Napoleon Bigarreau (Royal Ann) Schmidt's Bigarreau 50 c ^^WiWKfS '■ h'l in .\- I '.... . hthiirri PLUMS AND PRUNES. ;«.00o tree* Plums. 1 year, 4 to 5 feet (on Myrobolon stock) 1 year, 4 to "> feet (on Poach stock) Cherry Pin in Columbia * Coe's Golden Drop Cue's Lute Red Coe's Violet Golden Drop ported from France, said to have nil the precious quali tit's of i :oe'a (roldfu Drop, with a fine violet color. * Dunne's Purple.. ( oven Gage Imperial Gage ::: Kelsey's Japan '■'■ Peach Plum..... :j: RovaJ Hative 25 c 20 c $20 $15 $150 $125 10 A. F- Boardrroan Sf Co., Aiiburror Cal- Yellow Egg (White Magnum Bonum) . Washington Gage Adams Jefferson English Damson Reine Claudie D'Bary Bradshaw J a ckwor th Orange Black Plum of Satsuma Van Buren's Golden Drop Prunes. Bulgarian Prune * French Prune (Petite d'Agen) * Fellenberg (Italian Prune) , * German Prune * Hungarian Prune Robe de Sargent, "Pruneau d'Agen"... * Silver Prune * Tragedy Prune .. A new variety originated on the Sacramento river, a lartre. blue prune, very early, strong grower, and good bearer, val- uable for shipping and drying. Simoni Golden Olymann Ogon (Japanese Plum) . Boton (Japanese Plum). 25 e $20 $180 PEACHES. Freestone Varieties. 100.000 trees. 1 year, 3 to 6 feet 20c 81 1 year, 3 to 4 feet 20c $15 * Alexander Briggs' Red May * Hale's Early..'. * Crawford's Early $150 S125 Levy Late Cling Peach. 12 A- F. Board-man §■ Co., Auburn, Gal. Each. Per 100 Per 100O * Foster , , Reeve's Favorite. Muir Lacly Palmerston Pichmond Stump of the World Old Mixon Free Clarissa Hine's Surprise Gov. Garland Wilder Gaylord Peach Thissell's Free Keysport White Lady Ingold Corinne Lovell Saucer Peach Snow Peach * Crawford's Late * Salway * Susquehanna Picquet's Late Billyew's Late October Freestone peaches, that ripen in succession, which we recom- mend for family orchard and market purposes: Alexander Hale's Early, Foster, Crawford's Late, Reeve's Favorite Susquehanna, Picquet's Late, Salway. Clingstone Varieties. * California Cling..- , . * George's Late Cling Crawford Cling Chilli Cling Wheatland Cling- Twenty Ounce Cling McDevitt's Cling . ... . Persian Cling Lyon Cling .1 !■'. Bofirdnmii ft Co. duburn, Cal. 13 Koch Levy's Late Cling. An immense etaed cllDg of fir*t quality; yellow with rich crim.oti check. Ita line quality, color, mill lille ripcuinR will undoubtedly make it one of the most valuable market varicn isl tiefore BUlyeu'a October. Heath Cling Lemon Cling.... * Orange Cling. * Tuscan Cling. APRICOTS. 25.000 trees. 1 year, 4 to 6 feet (on Peach stock) Pringle * Royal * Peach Hemskirk * Blenheim St. Ambroise Mc torpark Eureka Ulatas Brigittas, "French" Myers' Early Mewcastle Early (Silva Seedling) The earliest of all apricots. Size, full medium, round; rich foldeu yellow; freestone, flavor rieli aud Bweet; tree a eavy bearer aud healthy ; a good shipper. NECTARINES 1 year, 4 to 6 feet .* Boston Lord Napier Violet Holle Coosa * New White Victoria 50c $20 20c 50c 25c $18 $30 $20 $180 $150 $250 $150 11 A. F Boardman §■ Co., Auburn, Cal. QUINCES. 1 year, 3 to 4 feet * Orange Anger's Champion * Portugal Chinese Muck's Prolific 25 c FIGS. 1 year, 3 to 4 feet * Adriatic, white Black Ischia Brown Turkey * California Black, or Mission San Pedro Smyrna 50c NUT BEARXNG TREES. Almonds. 20,000 trees on Peach and Almond stock. 1 year, 3 to 5 feet Drake's Seedling Rice's Soft- shell, or Twin Almond . Harriett's Seedling * Golden State *Hatch'sIXL Languedoc Nonpareil Ne Plus Ultra Paper Shell 20c Chestnuts. 1 year, 2 to 3 feet . American Sweet.... Italian, or Spanish. 25 c $25 $15 $20 $200 $125 .1. F. Roardmnn $• Co., duburn. Cal- ls IvrlOOO Walnuts. 1 year, 2 to 3 feet Common English or Madeira Nut 26c $20 Praeparturiens 50c sin Native Walnuts. American Black 2">c $20 California black 25c $20 Filberts. 1 year, 2 to 3 feet 50c $40 Pecan Nuts. 1 year, 4 to 5 feet 35c $25 Butternuts. 1 year, 4 to 5 feet 75c OLIVES. GRAPES. Sweet Water (Grape of Commerce). Black Hamburg Cornichon Emperor * Flame Tokay * Muscat of Alexandria Purple Damascus Black Prince.. Mission Mission. 1 year, 2 to 3 feet Picholine, 1 year, 2 to 3 feet MULBERRIES. Downing's Ever- bearing, 4 to 6 feet.... Persian, 4 to feet Russian, 4 to 6 feet 50 c 50 c 50c 50 c 50c 10c $250 $40 $40 40 40 $5 $25 16 A. F. Boardman §• Co., Auburn, Cal- Black Morocco Eose of Peru Sultana (seedless) Zirtfandel Catawba Isabella CURRANTS, 1 year Cherry Fay's Prolific White Dutch 10c GOOSEBERRIES. American. Downing , Houghton's Seedling English. Berkley Champion Crown Bob Whitesmith BLACKBERRIES. Crandall's Early Wilson, Jr Early Harvest By far the earliest blackberry; medium size; color, jet blaek; fine flavor; desirable for home use or market; Immensely productive- Kittatinny Lawton Wilson's Early , 10c 10c 12* 12* 124 124 5c 10c 10 c 5 c 5 c 5 c $7 7 $10 10 10 10 $20 25 /•'. Boardman .•?■ Co.. Auburn. Cat 17 Each. Per 100 Per 1000 RASPBERRIES. Red. 10,- 6c 10c 25c 10c $5 $4 $5 $3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 Ilillwll The Barter Raspberry .- $20 Tblsberry was produced, or fit least first cultivated, by ] \Vm Barter of Penryn, Placer County. Some yeans agt friend gave Mr. 1: two raspberry plants. One of them a aud be, bavii [the 1 i • iult plant to ben tlity, propagated it as rapidly as possible. 1 has forthe lust ti\e years produced the largest crops of finest berries of any one In the whole community. It generally conceded to be ;i now « 'ariety and,by nil odds, [vation in this berry-growing* i trict out of more than fifty varieties Unit have boon tes here), it is a very large, red berry, often measuring oe ly or quite an inch in diameter; round, a little flatten trees easily from the stem: fine flavor, quite firm, and t ries well [t grows very large, strong canes; bears hei ami uniform crops. We do not hesitate to recommend it the very best raspberry we have ever seen. Priee. G ce eaeh. Si ver 100, ?-'J yer 1,000; Out plants at 100 rates; 51)0 1,000 rutes. Black-Cap. ir. a ed of nd he is he is- ed ar- ed, ar- vy as jts at STRAWBERRIES. James Vick per dozen, 50n Captain -Jack " Downing " " ( & ( * f 0c en en Sharpless " " Trioiuphe de Gand " " Wilson's Albany " ASPARAGUS. RHUBARB. 1? A. F. Boardman §■ Co., Auburn, Cal. OLIVES. The high altitude of California is peculiarly adapted to the culti- vation of the olive, and I think there are no localities more favora- ble for its culture than the foothill-?, at an altitude of from 700 to 2,000 feet above the sea level. In fact it has been demonstrated to a certainty that our high foothill points are equal to the best in the world for olive culture. "We can with pleasure refer to Dr. Agard's fine olive orchard on our east, and also Dr. Clark's on our west. Both are on the highest elevation of our locality, and to see those thrifty and vigorous trees bending under their weight of olive ber- ries, without irrigation, is satisfactory evidence that our country is the home of the olive. As to varieties, we believe the Picolene is the best in every respect. It is more easily propagated, tree a rapid grower, bears very young, and is a constantand good bearer; ripens much earlier than the old Mission or Spanish olive. It is good for both oil and pickles. Berries aie not as large as some varieties, but make a rich oil of line quality. The old Mission or Spanish olive is good for both oil and pickles. Fruit larger than the Picolene. It is harder to propagate than some other varieties, but the tree is hardy and long-lived. There are some new kinds being introduced of late. We have a few of them, but have not seen them fruiten enough to judge of their merits. NEVADILLO— One of the finest olives for oil. Imported from Spain, producing the finest oil of commerce. Price 75 cents to $1 25. MANZANILLA — This is Qneen olive of Spain ; berries very large, fruit fine for pickling and oil. Among the olives of Southern Spain, especially around Serilla, the Mauzanilla is most highly prized for pickling. Price, 75 cents to SI 25. Each. Per IK) Per 1000 Mission or Spanish, 5 to G feet $1.00 $75 Mission, 3 years, 4 to 5 feet 75 50 Mission, 2 years, 3 to 4 feet 40 35 $300 Picolene, 3 to 4 feet 35 30 Picolene, 2 to 3 feet 30 25 Picolene, 18 to 24 inches 25 22 200 Picolene, box plants, 12 to 18 inches 20 150 These last can be cut out of the boxes so that each plant will have a ball or square of earth with it. ORANGE AND LEMON TREES. Orange and lemon trees were very scarce and high last season. All of the nurseries were drained of all trees that would do to plant, out, consequently the California trees the coming season are small. We have a good stock on our grounds of one, two and three years /•'. I'nardmni' 'nhitrn. Cnl. 10 ol 1, of tin' best varieties, and have also made arrangements to pro- oure Hue, large budded trees from Florida, all buddi l or the wild or sour sto k. which has prove I t" be much hardier and better in every respect as a stock, thau the sweet. Our experience the past ii with several thousand Florida trees grow a on our grounds ■ . s that the change to our soil and climate Is, without doubt, i ror sale of the best known varieties of oranges and lemons as Follows : PARSON BROW N -Fruit medium size, oblong in shape, smooth high color, very sweet, ripens early, is sweet as soon as it begins to turn, grand bearer ; tree baa some thorns. HOMOSASSA- Fruit medium size, very heavy, skin quite thin and smooth, high color, rich and glossy in appearance, exceedingly line flavor; one of tbo best market oranges known, good keeper, always brings fancy prices: good bearer, tree thorny. PEERLESS— -Fruit large and round, smooth skin; one of the best market sons; tree a heavy and regular bearer and strong grower. HART'S TARDIF— A large round orange of good quality, its chief excellence consisting in its lateness. It does not ripen till May or June, and will hang on the tree in good eating condition till August; tree strong grower and good bearer. JAFFA— Imported from the city of Joppa, in Syria, a very fine me- dium Size orange of superior quality; tree neatly thornless. MANDARIN— A very tine small orange; always brings fancy, prices ; is called a kid glove varietv. TANGERINE— Much lik«) the Mandarin, only larger; leaf of tree is broader, and the fruit is dark red color; generally brings dou- 1 le the price of other oranges. WASHINGTON NAVEL— The king of oranges; treo a good grower, with spreading, open top; fruit of uniformly large size, seedless and best quality ; a special shipper and always brings the highest price in market. MEDITERRANEAN SWEET— Tree dwarfish and compact, thick growing top, which is the greatest fault of this variety; fruit of good quality and hangs late on the tree. MALTA BLOOD— Tree dwarfish, but a heavy cropper; as name indicates, fruit is red pulped or streaked with red ; quality rich sub acid, of specially rich flavor; good keeper and always sells well in market. ST. MICHAEL— Tree Urge and thrifty ; fruit very sweet and thin rind. Although not a large orange, it contains as much meat in- side as many larger oranges; a general favorite. WOLFSK.ILL— A seedling grown from Tahiti seed; one of our best native oranges; tree large grower and quite thorny; fruit large with very few culls, and excellent quality. LEMON TREES. EUREKA — Tree thornless; best quality; an early bearer. LISBON— Large, spreading tiee, and quite thorny; a line lemon and a great bearer. Each Per 100 1-year buds on 3-year stock, 1 to 2 feet §0 75 $G0 1-year buds on 1-year stock, 3 to G feet 1 00 $80 2-year buds on i and 5-year stock, 3 to 5 feet, branched 3 00 Seedling oranges, 2 years old, 3 to i feet .. 75 20 A. F. Boardman fy Co., Auburn, CaL Dormant buds on Florida sour stock — stock 2 and 3 years old ■with 1 and 2 Rood buds, 50 to 75 cents each ; $40 per 100. Sour seedlings, strong, " i to % inch in diameter, $150 per 1,000. Sour seedlings, small, % to ?e inch in diameter, $50 per 1,000. Japanese Oranges. OONSHIU — Fruit medium size, thin skinned, rather handsome and said to be of good quality, nearly seedless. The tree being a dwarf and a profuse bearer would make it a fine ornament in a lawn or door yard. CANTON HYBRID— The tree is dwarfish in habit, is a good grower and quite ornamental ; is said to be very hardy ; fruit good size, sweet, juicy, and nearly seedless. PiticEi of Trees (Naked Roots). Each Per doz Per 100 2% to 3 feet $0 60 $7 50 $55 2 to 2% feet 50 5 50 40 Camphor Tree. The Camphor tree is a rare and beautiful shade and ornamental tree. It is a moderately rapid grower. It succeeds well on the coast aud in many localities in the interior. Fortunes might be made in Camphor plautations. Every family should have one or more camphor trees on their grounds. They are not only rare and highly ornameutal, but impart a delightful odor, which is very healthy. The tree is an evergreen and quite hardy. They can be successfully transplanted with naked roots, if well cut back, but our quotations are for trees well bagged, Each Per 100 3 years, 3 to 5 feet, well branched $0 75 $60 3 years, 3 to 4 feet, well branched 60 40 2 years, 2 to S feet, well branched 40 30 Large lots at special rates quite low, especially if taken with naked roots. Japanese Tea Plants. The tea plant can be successfully grown in large portions of this Stat?. It is not, as most people suppose, a tender plant, but is quite hardy. It will stand much raorefrost and exposure than the orange or lemon tree. We think the time is not far distant when tea growing will be a prominent industry in California. The soil and climate in very many localities seem to be peculiarly adapted to its successful cultivation. Especially is this true of our foothill regions, at an altitude of from GOO to 1,400 feet above the sea level. Every family (in most parts of the State; could grow their own tea as easily as they can g.row the common sage plant. Prices of plants, 2 and 3 vears, larje bu=hy plants, 40 cents each; per 100, $30. ./. /' Boardman $ Co. Auburn, Cat. 21 ORNAMENTAL DEPARTMENT. • > ir I mited spaoe will not admit of n f'UI description of every shrub or Bower, neither can we give the exact pri •>■ t v each partic- ular six" and style oi plant. They vary so much in size, shape, nnd condition that a minute description would oconp) h men spice. But we can guarantee satisfaction, is' yon will. In ordering artioi when- the prices range from one figure to another, simply Rive the prloe you wish to pay, and we will send articles to correspond with price given. A"e do not grow greenhouse plants, but cany them in stock during the Belling season, and can furnish anything in that line at regular florists' prices. So, we ean fill orders for anything in that line, though it mav not be mimed in the catalogue. In the it m of roses we can furnish over 100 varieties not named in this catalogue. Pomegranates. This fruit has baen much neglected simply because we have had no g tod vari 'ties. The common pomegranate, grown everywhere, is tast less and poor, unlike our flue new varieties. This fruit has a great future, for which iu a few years there will be a great demand in the East, where the fruit cannot be grown. It can be shipped all over the world. Comes into market as fresh fruit in the winter. Pomegranates require plenty of water. They do best when grown as a bush, not as a tree; if pruned hoavily they bear poorly. We offer three fine new varieties at 50 and 75 cents each. SPANISH RURi' -New; fruit very flue, large as the largest apple; eye very small; skin thick, pale yellow, with crimson cheek; meat of the most magnificent crimson color, highly aromatic, and very sweet. The Spanish Ruby is a line grower and good bearer; fruit is a good shipper; ripens shortly before Christmas. It could bo laid down in New York during the holidays. PAPER-SHELL— This new variety has very fine qualities; thin skin; I he skin separating the pulp is also very thin, like tissue paper ; for home consumption this variety is valuable : not good to ship; good bearer, but more dwarfish tnan the Spanish Ruby. HERMOSILLO— This variety is from Mexico, where it is considered one of the finest fruits and the best pomegranate known. Bare and Choice Shrubbery. Flowering Almond $0 75 : Wigelia Rosea $0 75 Pyrus Japouica 75 Bottle Bush. 1 00 Purple Fringe 75 | Golden Dwarf Peach 1 0U Rare anil Choice Ornamental Trees. Golden Weeping Ash $1 00 Mountain Ash, hangs full of red berries all winter 1 UO Kilmarnock Willow SI 50 to 2 00 New American Weeping Willow 1 50 Gravella Robusta, evergreen. 60 cents to 1 00 UMBRELLA TREE— A most beautiful shaped tree, very handsome ; $1 to 2 50 each. 22 A. F. Bcjardman fy Co., Auburn, Cat. Evergreen Trees. EUCALYPTUS— Globules ^Blue Gum) in variety, iu pots or bagged 2K to 10 feet, 20c to $1. Blue gum and other varieties of eucalyp- tus, in seed boxes, 3 to 12 inches, SI to S4 per 100. Transplanted in boxes so as to cut with balls of earth, 2 to 12 inches. $2 to $S per 100. In large quantities, for forest planting at special rates. ACACIA — Native of Australia, rapid grower, beautiful foliage, and masses of yellow and orange colored flowers: in pots or bagged, 3 to 5 feet, 30 to 50 cents. ACACIA MELONOXELON, or Blackwood Acacia; a very fine, hardy kind. ACACIA LONG1FOLIA. ACACIA LATIFOLIA. ACACIA FLORIBUNDA, or Fragrans; long, lace like leaves. ACACIA MOLISSIMA, tine, elegant species ; light greenjleaves. PEPPER TREES (California Seiiiuu Mollei, 3 to 6 feet, 40e to #1. PALAIS, in variety, $1 to $5, as per size and variety. CUPRESSUS (Cypress), most popular and very ornamental; per- fectly hardy, and thrives well in most localities and soils. CUPRESSUS LAWSONIA— (Port Oxford Cedar) very fine ; branches curve, like green plumes; 50 cts. to SI. CUPRESSUS FUNEBRAS— Elegant, drooping foliage, adapted to- planting in cemeteries. 75 cts. to Si. CUPRESSUS MACROCARPA— (Monterey Cypress) 20 cts. to $1 each. CUPRESSUS PYRAMIDALIS— (Italian Cypress) very erect, close pressing branches; 50 cts. to $1. PIN US MACROCARPA— (Monterey Pine) 3 to 7 feet, 30 cts. to 75 cts. ARBOR VIT^E— Golden, beautiful, compact plants, 75 cts, to $2.50. SEQUOIA GIGANTEA— (California Mammoth Tree; SI to S2 50. LAUREL— English, good plants; 75 to SI. MAGNOLIA GRANUIFLORA— 50 cts. to $2.50. Evergreen Shrubs. Each Abutilon Chinese Bell-flowers 40 to 75e Euonymus, plain, 2 to 3 feet 30 to 75e Euonymus, variegated 30 to 75c Euonymus, golden 3D to 75c Laristjnus 40 to Si Myrtle 20 to 75e Oleander 30c to $1 Poligala 50 to 75c Privet . , 5 to 25c Pittosporu m 50 to 75c Veronica 30 to 75e English Box 10 to 50c Miscellaneous. Each Pinks, in variety 30 to 75c Lilies ". 25 to 75c Chrvsanthemums 37 to 75c 'ithurn. Ctll. 23 Fiiehsl i... 60c t< 60c to $1 Tritoraas, In variety 37 to 76c Verbenas, per hunch 20 ti .■•■r bunch ... 16 JO ■ts, per bunch 15 to 25o rruuipet Bower) -io to si Honeysuckle, in variety 50 to 76 Ivy 35 tn 75c. .!. 1-s.ni inc. ill variety 36 to 75o Number of Trees or riant* on an .tree at Given Distances Apart, Number nf Plants. Distance, l toot apart each way 43,6uo 2 " " 1(1,890 3 " " 1,840 4 " " 2,722 5 " " 1,712 6 " " 1,210 7 " " 888 8 " " 080 9 " " 537 10 '• •' 135 12 " " >... 302 14 " " 222 " 15 " " 193 16 " " 176 18 " '■ 134 2(1 " " 108 25 " " 69 30 " " 48 35 " " 35 40 " " 27 Bulb— Multiply the distance in Feet between Hie rows by the distance theplants are vparl in the rows, and the product will be the number of square feet for each plant or Mil; which, divided into the number of feet in au acre (,49*580} will gjye the num- ber of nlauts or trees tu an acre. Timely Suggestions. Planting fruit trees is a matter that one cannot afford to delay a single season. The purchase of a piano, carriage or any other arti- cle of furniture can. with safety, be postponed, as they are to be had complete at any time. But trees require several year- to come into full bearing, and eaeli year's delay in planting is an actual loss. Choice fruit will do more to enhance profits of the farm, add to the health, comfort and happiness of the family, beauty and sell- ing value to a country home than anything else that can lie ob- tained I'm the same outlay. The "Rural New Yorker" says: "If you have fruil trees to buy pray be careful to procure the best kinds for your soil and .climate, and those true to name. Do not run any risk. Yon can better afford to pay one dollar for every tree, and know what you get, than five cents and find that you have worthless varieties, five or six years hence, when they begin to bear. Prepare the land well, also, for their reception; keep the 24 A. F. Jjorirdmrjrv Sf Co., Auburn. Cal. roots covered every minute until the}' are set in their places and covered with soil." By all means avoid the tree agent, the vam- pires of the country. They will boldly look you in the face and with flippant tongue deceive you even more than the worst cf un- principled nurserymen, and charge you three times the value of good stock in the bargain. The "American Agriculturist" says: "By all means purchase of reliable nurserymen, that you may be sure of good stock and true TO NAME." The "Country Gentleman" says : "Buy your trees of a nursery- man who has established his reputation." Lilacs. Well known Spring flowering shrubs. "WHITE— 25 c. each ; Persian, 35c. ; Poeple, 25c. SNOWBALL— An old favorite; 50c. each. SYRINGA, or Mock Orange (Philadelphus)— Fine fragrant flowers. GRANDIFLORINS— 35c. each. Coronarius, 35c. each. SPIREA — SpringandSummer flowering; shrubof great beauty ; 35c. RIVESII, or Bridal Wreath— Very flue double flowers, white; 25c. Oleanders. JEAN D'AKC— Pure white; everblooming; very good: has super- seded common white. 50 cts. each. SISTER AGNES — Very large trees; pure; the very best single white ; very fine and desirable. 50 to 75 cts. each. ROSA FLORA — Almost floriferous variety ; trees dense ; upright flowers of brilliant rose ; very fine. 50 to 75 cts. each. ROSE FONCE— Flowers very large, color bright; fine. 50 to 75 cts. each. FELIX BORRUET — Very fine oleander ; color clear salmon ; shade rose. 50 to 75 cts. each. Double Oleanders. WHITE (Album Plunum)— Very line, small, white flowers; very perfect and sweet scented. 50 cts. each ROSE (Common Rose! — This well-known oleander is very floriferous, but not very hardy. 50 cts. each. SPLENDENS GIGANTEUM— Very bright rose; flowers similar to the above, but plant is very hardy. 50 cts. each. DE BROM— Color carmine lake; very line and desirable. 50 to 75 cents each. Pomegranates. No garden is complete without these fine shrubs; flowering pro- fusely all through the season ; flowers very double. SCARLET— Largo, scarlet flowers. 25 cts. . SCARLET DWARF— Very small. 35 cts. MADE LEGRILLE— Yellow and scarlet ; yery fine. 50 cts each. WHITE — Flowers cream-white. 25 cts. each. LAURESTINUS— Very fine for gardens. $10 per hundred. A. F. Buanlmnn $ Co., Auburn, Viil. 26 Eri.vi.iv Jwoni. a ZSBBQUA. Au nldi-r variety than Zbiinia, bat equally valuable. L'nves strips lengthwise; liny ere-uny white ami bcigh! green. The pinnies of the Eulalies moke pretty parlor ornaments. Price, 25 cts. to $2.25 per doz BEGONIA BADICANS, or Trumpet Flower— A constantly flower- ing shrub, with yellow and searlet flowers. 50 cts. eneli. " Wisteria. SINENSES — Fust growing climber; flowers lilac. 76 cts. each. FLORA PLENA - Double flowering variety of the above. $1 each. ALBA— Fine, white. 75 cts. each. LOQUAT (Japan Median— This is an ornamental tree, with large, evergreen leaves, bearing bunches of yellow fruit, the size of a small plum, with a very rich, sugary and vinous flavor when fully ripe. Fruit matures in spring. flench. Deciduous. ACACIA OF CONSTANTINOPLE-O»e of the very handsomest shade and avenue trees of Sonth Europe; One, feathery foliage; highly adapted to the warmer parts of California, and unsurpassed for grace or beauty. Price 50 cts. JCD.E TKEE, or Red Bud— A small tree, with bright, rose-colored flowers. Price, 50 cts. UMBRELLA LOCUST— This is one of the very finest shade trees; grows like an umbrella; needs no pruning. Price, 75 cts: to $1.50 each. JUNIPER (Irish)— A compact, pretty tree. Price, $1 each. MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLORA— The finest of all American ever- green trees. 75 cts. to $5 each. PEPPER TREE— A most popular shade and ornamental tree, with fine feathery foliage. 25c. to $1 each. UMBRELLA TREE — From Japan, one of the finest pines in the world. $3 each. YEW (Texas)— Europt-an, very fine, green foliage; $1 to $2 each. BAMBOOS — The genuine Bamboo should be grown by every farmer. The time will came when these great reeds will be found a9 useful here as in other countries, where they are considered necessities. They should not be confounded with common reeds which, by unscrupulous dealers, are sold as Bamboos. 25c. to $1.5p-each. ARBOR VIT^E (.American or White Cedar)— Very hardy. Price, $1 each. CHINESE (Golden Variegated)— Fine, variegatod yellow. $1 each. EVER GOLDEN— Dwarf, very flue, golden color. $1.28 to $2. BIG TREE (Sequoia Giganteus)— The largest tree in the world ; very handsome, rapid grower. 50c. to $1.. MONTEREY — One of the most desirable evergreens; stands prun- ing well. 25 to 50c. each. CINNAMON — A cinnamon tree from Japan. 50c. to $1. EUONYMUS JAPONICUS— Bright green leaves ; very fine ; can be trimmed any way desirable. 25 to 75c. each. 26 A. F. Boardman §• Co., Auburn, Cal- AUREUS— Mottled golden yellow. 25 to 75c. each. TRICOLOR— "Very fine variegated. 50 to 75c. each. BUTCHELUS— Small leaves, suitable for hedging. 15 to 75 cents each. LAUREL (English) — A fine large evergreen, with large broad glossy leaves. $1 each. MXRTLE— Beautiful, fragrant foliage ; flowers white. 50 cents each; double flowers, $1. ■ -> » € ■ -?oses. We do not cultivate roses in our nurseries, but by constant dealing with the largest conservatories in the State, we can furnish all the following varieties as follows : Price in pots, 75 cts. to $1 each ; naked roots, 30 to 50 cts. EVEB-B LOOMING BOSES. Those marked (C) are climbers; those marked (T) are strongly tea-scented American Beauty.— Deep crim- son. Adam (t'i— Bright carmine pink. Agrippine — Brilliant fiery red, striped white. America (o)— Creamy-yellow.' Alphonse Karr(T) — Bright violet- crimson. Andre Schwaitz (t) — Brilliant, glowing crimson. Bon Silene (t) — Deep rose color. Bougere (t) — Bronze-rose or vio- let-crimson. Baron de St. Triviers (t) — Deli- cate pale rose. Coquette de Lyon (t)— Clear canary yellow. Comtesse Riza du Pare (t) — Bright coppery-rose ; fine. Celine Forester (c)— Pale sul- phur-yellow. Camellia— Pale blush ; very full and double. Countess of Pembrook (t) — Soft satiny-pink. Catherine Mermet (t) — Clear, shiny pink. Camelia Cook (t) — Pure white. Clara Carnot (c) — Buff or orange- yellow. Cherokee (crt— Pure white jsingle ; evergreen. Douglas— Dark cherry-red. Duchess de Brabant (t)— Soft rosy flesh. Duchess of Edinburg (tJ— Deep crimson. Etoile de Lyon (t)— Brilliant chrome yellow. Gen. de Tartns— Brilliant crim- son, shaded violet-purple. Glorie de Dijon (c t) — Rich creamy-white. Homer — Light flesh, changing to silvery-rose. Hon. Geo. Bancroft (t)— Bright rosy crimson. Isabella Gray-T-Deep golden yellow. Jean d'Aic-T-Fine coppery yel- low. James Sprunt-c-Deey cherry red La Phoenix — Brilliant r*d, shad- ed rosy crimson. Laurett— Creamy white. Louis Phillippe— Rich, dark vel- vety crimson. Luc.eilus — Dark crimson ma- roon. Lamarque-c-Pale creamy yel- low, almost white. A. F. Iioardmin $ Co., Aidnirn, Cal. 27 Had. Oi.-iiuut de St. Mnndrier ippery or bull i II id Caroline Kuster-o-Beauti- ful orange yellow. Had. Taloot-r-Fine apricot yel- low. M'dlle Marie Moreau-T-Pale sil- i-'-ry white, shaded orlnas in. H'dlle Kachel - t - Pure snow white. Ha I. Pauline Liboute— Beauti- ful rose. Mnlinalson — Rich creamy flesh; verv full. Mail. L .mbard-T-Deep rosy pink fine, Tive. and double. Marie Guillott — Pure snow- white; verv full aud double. Maresehal Neil- c T -Deep gol- den yellow. Maii" Ducher-T-Rich transpa- rent salmon. Mad. Az ilia Imbert-T-Rosy buff. Mai. Jules Weid man- T -Clear silvery-rose. Mad. Etienne L3vet — Vivid glowing erimson. Marie Van Houtte- t -White tinged with yellow. Nipheins -Pun- snow-white. Pap i Qontler -Brilliant crimson., changing to pale rose. Perle De^ jardlas. Clear canary yellow. Proald nt T-Soft rosy-crimson. Premium d' C'.i.n i'-.siens- T •• Bright carmine-rose. R tve d' Or-c- Pale orange-yel- low or rosy-buff. Rubens— Lovely pale yellow, tinged fawn. Belne Marie Pia — Crimson-rose. Reine Olga de Wurtumburg-c- rosy flesh. Reine Marie Henriette-c-Clear cherry red. Sunset— Rich tawny shade , of saffron and ©range. Souv. de Mad. Paruett — Soft- rosy-crimson. Solfaterre-c-Clear sulphury-yel- low. Triumph de Luxemburg— Crim- son-rose. The Bride -New- Pure white ; very tine. Wm. Francis Bennett -New- Rich glowing crimson. HYBRID PERPETUAL ROSES. Adriene Duvivier— Rich velvety- crimson. Abel Grand— Deep rosy pink. Antoiae Moutoti— Clear pink. Ampere— Rich purplish red. Belle de Normandy — Fine clear pink. Beauty of Waltham— Bright red; changing to rosy-carmine. Beauty of Beeston— Brilliant velvety crimson. Baron de Bonstetten — Dark red, almost black. Countess of Offord— Soft rosy carmine. Charles Lefebre — Brilliant crim- son. Coquet des Blanches— Pure white, tinged, pale rose Countess des Flanders — Bright vinous red. Duke of Wellington — Velvety- crimson. Dr. Garniei — Bright cherry-red. Dutchess of Sutherland— Lovely pale pink. Duke of Teck — Intense crimson. Dutchess de Caylus — Deep rich crimson. Dingee Conard— Brilliant scarlet Edward Paynaert — Deep pur- plish-crimson. Fanny Pitsold— Bright clear pink. Francois Olin — Clear cherry-red. General Washington — Richcrim- son. Glorie de Rosmond — Rich glow- ing scarlet. Gen. Jacqueminot— Rich velvety crimson. Geant des Batailles— mod. Scar- lety crimson. John Hopper— Brilliant rose color. John Stewart Mill— Bright rosy- carmine Jules Margottin — Bright cherry- red. Leopold Premier — Dark rich crimson. Lady Emily Peel — White, tinged blush. La Reine— Clear bright pink. Mad. Jules Grevy — A rare shade of rosy-salmon. 2S A. F. Boardnuin, §■ Co., Auburn, Cal. M<kJ. Annie Marie Cote — Blush white. Mad. Thevenot— Rich crimson. Mrs. Laing-Soft carmine. Michael Strogoff— Bright cherry- rod. Marquis of Salisbury — Bright pink. Mad. Gabriel Tournier— Deep carmine-rose. Mad. Alice Dureau— Clear rosy- pink. Marquise de Bocella— Bright flesh color. Mad. George Schwartz — Fine lilac-purple and rosy-pink. Mad. Gustave Bonnet — White, tinged rose. Mad. Plantier— Pure snowwhite. Mad. Alfred de Rougemont — Pure white, tinged flesh. Prince of Wales— Bright crimson. Princess Louise Victoria — A charming rose. Perle de Angiers— White, petals imbricated. President Thiers — Bright shin- : ing pink. Princess Christian — Rosy peach color. Queen Victoria — Pale rose. Queen Eleanor — Flowers cupped ; very large. Robusta — Bright crimson. Riohard Laxton — Dark rosy crimson. Richard Smith — Fine purplish red. Rosy Morn — Fine salmon red. Roi d'Espagne — Crimson. Souv. de Chas. Sumner — Bright carmine-red. Sir Garnet Wolseley — Dazzling fiery scarlet. Senator Vaisse — Bright, flashing- crimson. Souv. de Mad. Berthier — Deep rosy pink. Sir Joseph Paxton— Fine, full and double. Sophie Coquerel — Beautiful, soft rosy peach. Victor Verdier — Brilliant rosy carmine. MOSS ROSES. The Moss Rose is a strong, vigorous grower, perfectly hardy, and therefore justly 'esteemed as very desirable for out-door cul- ture in open ground. Glory of Moses— Deep carmine, shaded purplish crimson. Hortense Vernet — Fine carmine color. Purpurea Rubra— Violet-purple. Princess Adelaide — Bright rosy- pink. 35c. each ; $3.50 per doz. I A SPECIAL OFFER. A rare opportunity to get a Choice Collection of Fruits for a Family Garden. For $5 WC Mill furnish the following: 200 Straw- berry plants, 2 best kinds; 30 Blackberry plants, 3 best kinds; 30 Raspberry plants, 2 best kinds; 15 Currant plants, 10 English Gooseberry, 12 Grape roots, 3 best kinds; 1 bast Early Apple, 1 best Late Apple, 1 best Early Peach, 1 English Walnut, 1 New Eig, and 1 packet of the new Tree Tomato seed. AUBURN NURSERIES, A. F. BOAKDMAN & CO., Auburn, Cal.